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Designing a new career development course: The ultimate CPD professional development & practice (2020)
Journal Article
Thomson, T., & Colechin, K. (2020). Designing a new career development course: The ultimate CPD professional development & practice. Career Matters, 8(2), 31

areer development practitioners are so keen to develop others that they often neglect their own development needs. So what if you were given a project that became a never-ending CPD journey? That's what happened to Kate and myself, both career consul... Read More about Designing a new career development course: The ultimate CPD professional development & practice.

What happens when politics and career dreams collide? Considering the impact of Brexit on graduate career aspirations (2018)
Book Chapter
Thomson, T. (in press). What happens when politics and career dreams collide? Considering the impact of Brexit on graduate career aspirations. In A. Diver (Ed.), Employability via Higher Education: sustainability as scholarshipSpringer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26342-3_15

The EU Referendum revealed a deeply divided society, with 18-24 year olds voting overwhelmingly for Remain (Moore, 2016). For those students who started their university education within the EU and find themselves graduating in a country that is perc... Read More about What happens when politics and career dreams collide? Considering the impact of Brexit on graduate career aspirations.

How has the vote for Brexit impacted upon the career aspirations of UK undergraduates? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Thomson, T. (2018, May). How has the vote for Brexit impacted upon the career aspirations of UK undergraduates?. Poster presented at Postgraduate Research Symposium, University of the West of Scotland

As graduates prepare to enter the post-Brexit world of economic uncertainty, is “getting a graduate job” their priority? And what does a “graduate career” mean nowadays? The substantive impact of Brexit on the UK labour market is not yet clear (In... Read More about How has the vote for Brexit impacted upon the career aspirations of UK undergraduates?.


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